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Santana named President of newly created Telemundo Global Studios Salazar quits MegaTV; Moreno will take over newscasts SBS settles multi-million dollar lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro Zapata promoted to 4 pm weekday anchor at Telemundo Dallas CNN promotes Acosta to Chief WH correspondent
 
Santana named President of newly created Telemundo Global Studios

Santana named President of newly created Telemundo Global Studios

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is consolidating all of the company’s domestic and international scripted production units under one new division, the newly created Telemundo Global Studios. Marcos Santana has been named President of the unit, effective immediately. He’ll now oversee Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. […]

Salazar quits MegaTV; Moreno will take over newscasts

Salazar quits MegaTV; Moreno will take over newscasts

María Elvira Salazar announced her departure from MegaTV live at the end of “Mega Noticiero” last Friday, January 12, almost two years since she launched the newscast on the Miami station. In her farewell message, she told viewers that former Univision 23 anchor Mario Andrés Moreno would take over the newscast starting this week. During […]

SBS settles multi-million dollar lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro

SBS settles multi-million dollar lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro

Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has settled a multi-million dollar talent poaching lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro after almost two years, and in advance of an upcoming trial. The settlement terms were not disclosed, protected by a confidentiality provision. SBS announced the agreement late on Friday, January 12, stating all pending legal proceedings between the parties […]

Zapata promoted to 4 pm weekday anchor at Telemundo Dallas

Zapata promoted to 4 pm weekday anchor at Telemundo Dallas

Carlos Zapata is moving up from weekends to weekdays at KXTX Telemundo Dallas. Starting Monday, January 22, he’ll be anchoring the station’s 4 pm newscast, alongside Teresa González. His promotion comes as part of a realignment of on-air talent schedules due to the launch of Telemundo’s new midday newscast, which will debut the same day. […]

CNN promotes Acosta to Chief WH correspondent

CNN promotes Acosta to Chief WH correspondent

CNN is promoting Jim Acosta to Chief White House correspondent from Senior White House Correspondent, effective Monday, January 15. Acosta has been covering the White House under the Obama and Trump administrations for CNN since 2013. He has become even more visible over the past year, where his tough questions have prompted WH press secretaries […]

Santana named President of newly created Telemundo Global Studios

Santana named President of newly created Telemundo Global Studios

16 January 2018

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is consolidating all of the company’s domestic and international scripted production units under one new division, the newly created Telemundo Global Studios. Marcos Santana has been named President of the unit, effective immediately. He’ll now oversee Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. […]

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Salazar quits MegaTV; Moreno will take over newscasts

Salazar quits MegaTV; Moreno will take over newscasts

15 January 2018

María Elvira Salazar announced her departure from MegaTV live at the end of “Mega Noticiero” last Friday, January 12, almost two years since she launched the newscast on the Miami station. In her farewell message, she told viewers that former Univision 23 anchor Mario Andrés Moreno would take over the newscast starting this week. During […]

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SBS settles multi-million dollar lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro

SBS settles multi-million dollar lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro

15 January 2018

Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has settled a multi-million dollar talent poaching lawsuit with Grupo Radio Centro after almost two years, and in advance of an upcoming trial. The settlement terms were not disclosed, protected by a confidentiality provision. SBS announced the agreement late on Friday, January 12, stating all pending legal proceedings between the parties […]

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Zapata promoted to 4 pm weekday anchor at Telemundo Dallas

Zapata promoted to 4 pm weekday anchor at Telemundo Dallas

12 January 2018

Carlos Zapata is moving up from weekends to weekdays at KXTX Telemundo Dallas. Starting Monday, January 22, he’ll be anchoring the station’s 4 pm newscast, alongside Teresa González. His promotion comes as part of a realignment of on-air talent schedules due to the launch of Telemundo’s new midday newscast, which will debut the same day. […]

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CNN promotes Acosta to Chief WH correspondent

CNN promotes Acosta to Chief WH correspondent

11 January 2018

CNN is promoting Jim Acosta to Chief White House correspondent from Senior White House Correspondent, effective Monday, January 15. Acosta has been covering the White House under the Obama and Trump administrations for CNN since 2013. He has become even more visible over the past year, where his tough questions have prompted WH press secretaries […]

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Telemundo names Aveleyra anchor of network's midday newscast

Telemundo names Aveleyra anchor of network’s midday newscast

11 January 2018

Felicidad Aveleyra will be the anchor of Telemundo network’s new weekday midday newscast. Her appointment comes three days after the Telemundo officially announced the launch of the noon newscasts on the network and 10 local stations. “Noticias Telemundo Mediodía” will debut on Monday, January 22 at 12:30 pm. Aveleyra will leave “Noticias Telemundo Fin de […]

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Arellano lands weekly column at LA Times

Arellano lands weekly column at LA Times

10 January 2018

Gustavo Arellano, the author of the “Ask a Mexican” columns, has a new gig. The former OC weekly editor, who quit his job to avoid laying off staff, is now a weekly columnist for the opinion section of the Los Angeles Times. He’ll be writing about California issues. His introductory column was published last week […]

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Entravision changes radio format at 13 stations

Entravision changes radio format at 13 stations

10 January 2018

Entravision has rolled out “La Suavecita” Regional Mexican format nationally across 11 new markets and 13 new stations. The company first launched “La Suavecita” on its L.A. station KSSE 107.1 FM in December of 2016, flipping it from its Rock en Español format and Super Estrella brand. The rollout includes a new programming lineup, featuring […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.
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